[Catalyst] [SOT] cat webmail app?
Matt S Trout
dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Fri Aug 8 02:46:27 BST 2008
On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 01:12:47PM -0700, Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
> Jose Luis Martinez wrote:
> >Roderick A. Anderson escribió:
> >>I think I've done my due diligence. I've searched using Google and
> >>looked through the cat website but haven't found any info on a cat
> >>based webmail interface. Heck even Perl based is tough. And webmail
> >>may be the wrong term.
> >You will get free beer ;)
> > From http://dev.catalystframework.org/wiki/catalystbounties
> >4 cases of beer
> > * An IMAP Client using Ajax type things, preferably using Dojo, to
> >whoop Squirrelmail's butt. Offered by Suretec - ghenry
> >I was planning to start a webmail with Catalyst as the base, and an AJAX
> >interface myself, but I think it's better to team up than to do it on
> >myself. Are you open to help? Maybe a mailing list can be started to lay
> >down the design and necessary components, get ideas, etc.
> This looks a little more energetic than I had planned, at least
> initially. I am not looking for an Outlook replacement plus I've never
> used Squirrelmail so I don't know what all it provides.
So build the bugger with a plugin interface and let the rest of the world
have a go, you can split the beer :)
> That said, I'll give it a whirl. I need to add that I have specific
> needs as far as IMAP and SMTP (outbound) handling goes. Those include
> Postfix, Dovecot, and PostgreSQL. So that will twist how I want to do
> things. I'll aim for as generic as possible so other MTA's, IMAP
> servers, and LDA's could be used with a little tweaking.
We'll happily host a list and svn for this alongside the main catalyst
stuff; I can also help you set up an IRC channel on irc.perl.org if you
want to at some point.
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